Moroccan Chicken

We were in the mood for some sort of Moroccan/Tagine type of chicken.  Quickly ruled out anything requiring preserved lemons as it would take all day to locate them, if at all.  It seemed that the spices in various recipes differed greatly, some with cumin or turmeric or paprika and others not.   Most had … Continue reading

Indian Eggplant

  While cooking Indian food for dinner, I realized that the Chana Masala (garbanzos) already contained many of the same spices required for Bainghan Bharta,  (Indian roasted eggplant) such as tomato, turmeric, garam masala and dried coriander.  So, one mushy dish was enough, we certainly didn’t need two mushy dishes with identical flavors.  This version … Continue reading

Migas

  Fluffy eggs scrambled with crisp fried tortillas, sautéed peppers, onions and cheese best served with warm corn tortillas.  No real recipe is needed, but here is how we make them in our family – no spicy peppers or salsa.